Gymnotocinclus anosteos


The Gymnotocinclus anosteos lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater environment.

Gymnotocinclus anosteos is a species of catfish (order Siluriformes) of the family Loricariidae. It is the only species in the genus Gymnotocinclus. G. anosteos originates from the upper Tocantins River basin in central Brazil. More

Gymnotocinclus anosteos, a new uniquely-plated genus and species of loricariid catfish (Teleostei: Siluriformes) from the upper rio Tocantins basin, central Brazil Tiago Pinto Carvalho; Pablo Lehmann A.; Roberto E. More

Pablo Lehmann and Roberto Reis name Gymnotocinclus anosteos in the latest issue of the journal Neotropical Ichthyology, has these only very small bony plates covering the body, so much so that the catfish is almost naked like many other non-loricariid catfishes. More

Gymnotocinclus anosteos, that is highly unusual in having extremely reduced dermal plates. More

Order : Siluriformes
Family : Loricariidae
Genus : Gymnotocinclus
Species : Gymnotocinclus anosteos
Authority : Carvalho, Lehmann A. & Reis,2008